2007 Florida Commuter Choice Summit
December 5-7, 2007
Join Florida’s TDM professionals
on December 6-7, 2007, for the 2007 Florida Commuter Choice Summit, sponsored by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)
and co-hosted by South Florida Commuter Services and the Florida TDM Clearinghouse,
University of South
Florida. This year’s agenda includes the 10th Annual Florida’s Travel Choices Awards presented by FDOT,
and presentation of the 2007 Florida Commuter Choice Road Scholar Awards
(graduates of the Certificate Program). A Florida Commuter Choice
(FCCCP) training workshop will precede the Summit on
Wednesday, December 5.
Commuter Choice Summit Location
The Commuter Choice Summit and Workshop will be held at the
Pelican Grand Beach Resort, 2000
N. Ocean Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33305.
Attendees are being given a special discounted rate of $126.00/night
(subject to availability). Call (954) 568-9431 or (800) 525-OCEAN for reservations
and identify yourself as part of the Florida Commuter Choice Summit group
click here for link to secure online hotel reservations to get the
discounted rate. Hotel reservations are due by October
31, 2007, or rooms will be subject to availability and potential rate
increase. Choice of rooms are at the hotel's discretion (run-of-the-house) so
book early to ensure the best accommodation. To extend room and rate by up to 3
days pre- and post-group dates (based on availability), contact Jaci Lantz at
(954) 568-9431 or (800) 525-OCEAN.
Click here for
directions. Airport cab fare (one-way) is approximately $25.00 plus
tip. Parking at the resort is $8 per day or $12 day and overnight.
Click here for Program Agenda (Tentative).
Florida’s Travel Choices Awards
The Florida Travel Choices Awards are divided into three categories:
Travel Choices Marketing Excellence Award:
Award given to recognize excellence in Florida public
transportation-related marketing including, but not limited to the following:
advertising campaigns, electronic media, print media and special events.
Marketing program must have been implemented within the past two years.
Submissions should specify objectives and demonstrate results.
Travel Choices Leadership Award:
Award given to honor a Florida individual who has made outstanding
contributions to the public transportation industry. This award may be conferred
upon a public transportation policy maker or private citizen who has made
outstanding contributions at the local or state level to public transportation.
Describe the nominee's exceptional achievement or contributions to the
advancement of the public transportation industry.
Travel Choices Innovative Program Award:
Award given to a Florida public transportation system, commuter assistance
program, transportation management organization or other Florida entity that has
designed and implemented specific public transportation-related programs that
demonstrate innovative concepts or effective problem-solving techniques. The
program should be of proven value and adaptable for use by others. Programs must
have been implemented within the past two years and submissions should quantify
Award application can be found at
In addition to the one page description requirement for the award submission,
all submitters will be asked to prepare a short (5-7 minute) overview for
presentation to all attendees. Only Florida submissions will be accepted.
Cost to participate in the 2007 Commuter Choice Summit is $75 per person
for Florida residents / $150 for non-Florida residents.
Please make the check payable to "University of South Florida" and
registration form by November 19,
University of South Florida
Attn: Cashier's Office
4202 E. Fowler Ave. ADM147
Tampa, FL 33620
Mail check and registration form to
the above address AND fax a copy of your registration form to Sue LoBianco at
Travel and hotel accommodations are the responsibility of the attendees.
For More Information
For more information about the 2007 Commuter Choice Summit or Florida
Commuter Choice Certificate Program training workshop, contact Sue
LoBianco at (813) 974-6898 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.